"The Open Switch" is a
railway action crime drama included in our program to illustrate the work and
contributions of our star Helen Holmes.
Federal agents investigate the mysterious disappearance of a postal package,
which is of great value to the railroad company. Helen Holmes gets a tip
and helps to detain the criminals and find the missing property.
J.P. McGowan Produced by
Morris R. Schlank Scenario by
Helen Holmes, Jack Perrin, Charles Whittaker, Mack V. Wright Distributed by
Anchor Film Distributors Release date
July 1925 Running time
48 min. Country
United States Language
Silent, English intertitles
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